The leader of Armenian chess, Levon Aronian, defeated American Leinier Dominguez in the 9th round of the rapid competition in the 2020 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz online tournament.
In the current standings of this tournament, Aronian is in the 5th place with 9 points out of possible 18 points.
The current leader is Norwegian reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen—with 12 points.
The prize fund of the 2020 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz online tournament is $250,000, and the winner will receive $50,000.
The tournament will end on Saturday.